Romance should never be limited to just Valentine’s Day. Love is something to be enjoyed every day of the year! Whether you’ve visiting to celebrate your honeymoon, commemorate your wedding anniversary or just to get some quality time away together as a couple, Tenerife is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic getaway.
Most romantic things to do in Tenerife
From gourmet dining and mountain stargazing to leisurely beach walks and chilled out boat trips in Tenerife, here are the top 8 most romantic things to do on the island.
Whale watching in Tenerife
Getting out into the open water and watching majestic marine mammals leap through the ocean’s waves is one of the most romantic things you can ever experience. And because there are groups of short-finned pilot whales living permanently in the waters around the south of the island, a sighting is almost guaranteed every time you go out on a boat trip.
We go the extra mile to make our whale watching Tenerife tours even more romantic, by providing you with free-flowing wine and champagne to savour as you sail and comfy beds on deck so you can lounge and relax while enjoying the view. Plus with a maximum of 10 guests, you’ve got plenty of room to find a cozy spot for just you and your special someone.
Sip cocktails at a beach club
Tenerife is home to some amazing beach clubs that have everything in place for the most romantic day out you’ve ever had. Le Club in Playa Fañabe and Kaluna Beach Club in Torviscas Bajo are both fantastic choices. Le Club is located directly on the beach, with ultra-plush Balinese beds for cuddling and soaking up the sun.
Kaluna Beach Club has more of a party vibe with a large swimming pool, live DJ and extensive high end food and cocktail menus. Both are perfectly positioned to watch the gorgeous Tenerife sunset with your partner, tropical drink in hand.
Indulge in a gourmet meal
Tenerife is the proud home of 5 Michelin starred restaurants, making it an amazing place to treat yourself and someone special to a romantic fine dining experience. Nub in San Cristóbal de La Laguna is the latest restaurant to receive its Michelin star and serves elegant tasting menus that fuse Canarian, Chilean and Italian cuisine inside a beautifully restored colonial building.
Another popular choice is El Rincón de Juan Carlos in Los Gigantes. This superb restaurant offers a seafood-rich a la carte menu alongside a seasonal, locally-sourced 12 course tasting menu, accompanied by 12 outstanding wine pairings from across the Canaries.
Private boat hire in Tenerife
For complete privacy and an intimate atmosphere on your day out, consider Tenerife sailing charters. When you book private boat hire in Tenerife with us, you’ll get our entire yacht all to yourselves (aside from the captain and 1 crew member) and can sail wherever the mood takes you.
Whether you want to see the iconic cliffs of Los Gigantes, go on an adventure to Mount Teide with our El Teide Buggy Safari Tour, or even visit another one of the Canary Islands, our Tenerife sailing charters are the ideal way to experience the islands as a couple. If you’re celebrating an important occasion and want to make some extra special requests, go ahead. We’re more than happy to help you out in any way we can!
Enjoy a sunset beach walk
Tenerife’s stunning beaches aren’t just great places to soak up some rays during the day. They’re also marvelous places to enjoy a romantic stroll on an evening. There’s nothing quite like walking hand-in-hand with your loved one, feeling the soft sand between your toes and the coolness of the sea rush over your feet, while the sun gently dips into the horizon. Sunsets in Tenerife create truly spectacular colours in the sky, so make sure you take your phone or camera to snap some romantic beach selfies.
First time in Tenerife? Read our guide to Costa Adeje beaches.
Tour a local vineyard
Some of Europe’s finest award-winning wines are produced in Tenerife’s 70+ bodegas, several of which organise tours so visitors can get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into wine production and sample some wines. Casa del Vino in El Sauzal is set inside a charming 17th century country estate and keeps its main exhibits inside an old wine cellar.
Here wine lovers can learn everything there is to know about the wine industry in Tenerife and try 12 different varieties, along with some locally-produced cheese. If you find the perfect bottle that would work wonderfully for your next date night, your entry ticket will get you a discount.
Go stargazing on Mount Teide
What could be more romantic than snuggling up with your special someone, sipping on a glass of bubbling cava and gazing up at the night sky as an expert astronomer points out all the most beautiful stars and constellations?
Stargazing excursions are held throughout the year and since Mount Teide is located far away from any urban areas and their light pollution, it’s an incredible place to see the stars. A staggering 83 out of the 88 total constellations can be seen from the volcano, which is a fascinating sight you won’t want to miss.
Pamper yourself at a spa
Set inside the breathtakingly beautiful Hotel Botanico in Puerto de La Cruz, the 5-star establishment voted as the best hotel with a spa in Europe in 2017 by Conde Nast, the Oriental Spa Garden is one of the most romantic places to relax with your partner.
This luxurious spa gets its thermal water directly from Mount Teide for optimum health benefits and provides a wealth of spa treatments for couples performed in private spa cabins. With alluring landscaped gardens, refreshing swimming pools and a wonderful thermal circuit, all decorated in a traditional Thai style, the Oriental Spa Garden is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself and your love for each other.